Career


Comforting Ways to Cope When You Feel Old and Alone

Truth be told, you’ll find the best advice for coping with being alone in your old age in the comments section below. My tips are fine, but you’ll find my She Blossoms readers’ comments more helpful and comforting. They understand exactly how you feel because they, too, were searching for tips on how to cope with being old and alone.


10 Tips for Staying Focused at Work When You’re Distracted

These tips for staying focused at work are especially helpful if you’re distracted by problems at home. Not only do you owe it to your job and fellow employees to leave your problems at home, staying focused at work can give you a healthy “time out.” Sharpening your work focus may be just the distraction you need – and that’s what these tips are all about.


7 Ways to Start Preparing for College Today

College prep isn’t just about choosing classes and paying tuition. These tips on how to prepare for college will help you go back to school with confidence, security, and ease. I included information about financial loans, textbooks, courses, clubs, living accommodations, and ways to stay healthy at college.


6 Ways to Cope With Being a Foster Kid

If you’re a foster kid – or even a foster parent – my tips for dealing with feelings of helplessness, shame, and loneliness will help you cope. It’s hard to be in foster care, even when your foster homes are supportive, your foster parents kind, and the system good to you.


Making a Career Change at 40? 10 Things You Need to Know

These cautions and tips for changing your job when you’re over forty will help you decide what step to take first. Making a career-changing decision at 40 is easier with these practical, inspirational Blossom Tips. When you’re changing your career at 40 or any age, you must believe that you WILL land on your feet! Hold on to the hope and faith […]


10 Things You Need to Know About Moving to Africa

Yes, you should move to Africa! I lived in Nairobi, Kenya for 3 years – and I don’t regret a minute of it. Here are 7 mistakes to avoid when you’re moving to Africa, 3 tips from expats living overseas, and a list of things to take to the African continent. Moving to Africa was the biggest adventure of my […]


7 Tips for Finding a Mentor to Help You Succeed at Work

You’ll find business success faster and more interesting if you learn how to find a mentor at work. Scaling upwards is easier when you have a hand up – and when you help your mentor succeed at work, too. These tips for finding and starting a mentoring relationship will help you achieve your life and career goals. In Mentors: Guiding the […]


How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Into Grad School

Most Master and PhD programs are competitive and difficult to get into. Here’s how to improve your chances of getting accepted into the graduate school of your choice. These tips for applying for graduate level studies are from my own experience – they’ll help you complete your application and get accepted into the grad program you want. When I first wrote […]


How to Be With a Boyfriend Who Isn’t Ambitious or Motivated

You love your boyfriend, but he has no goals or motivation for his future. Here’s how to be in a relationship with a guy who isn’t ambitious about work, school, or anything important in life. I was inspired to share my tips for a reader who asked for advice about her boyfriend. He isn’t ambitious or interested in his future job or […]